Friday 18 October 2019


Momentum chief Jon Lansman has tweeted a direct threat to Labour MPs thinking of supporting the revised withdrawal agreement tomorrow.  He has pinned the threat to the top of his Twitter feed.  Never one to miss an opportunity to purge moderates and replace them with Corbyn loyalists.

Meanwhile, Labour rebel John Mann appeared unfazed by suggestions that deal-backing MPs could lose the whip.  Mind you, he's standing down soon anyway to take up a government post, so it's no skin off his teeth.  Whether the threats will resonate with the likes of Caroline Flint, Stevie Kinnock and co is unclear, but we'll find out tomorrow.  Mann told Sky News he is backing the Brexit deal and took aim at John McDonnell in the process.  That hair though...